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Brian Larson

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"Antique" light fixture
« on: June 28, 2012, 01:09:00 PM »

Keep in mind these are the same pieces of junk that fill the house pipe of every high school theater in America.


http://www.ebay.com/itm/ANTIQUE-VINTAGE-INDUSTRIAL-THEATRE-STUDIO-STAGE-LIGHTS-WITH-CLAMP-MOUNTING-/280900733670?pt=LH_DefaultDomain_0&hash=item4166fd0ae6#ht_694wt_1015
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TJ (Tom) Cornish

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Re: "Antique" light fixture
« Reply #1 on: June 28, 2012, 01:39:10 PM »

Keep in mind these are the same pieces of junk that fill the house pipe of every high school theater in America.


http://www.ebay.com/itm/ANTIQUE-VINTAGE-INDUSTRIAL-THEATRE-STUDIO-STAGE-LIGHTS-WITH-CLAMP-MOUNTING-/280900733670?pt=LH_DefaultDomain_0&hash=item4166fd0ae6#ht_694wt_1015
I have 6 of them I've been trying to sell on Craigslist for $70 total.  I clearly need to update my marketing vernacular.  "Patina".  "Antique".  "Re-wired".  Funny.
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Tom Young

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Re: "Antique" light fixture
« Reply #2 on: June 28, 2012, 01:47:41 PM »

I have 6 of them I've been trying to sell on Craigslist for $70 total.  I clearly need to update my marketing vernacular.  "Patina".  "Antique".  "Re-wired".  Funny.

Don't forget to add "used on last Guns & Roses tour" and add another $150.00

Time to sell my "vintage" Atlas round mic stand bases   ;D
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Re: "Antique" light fixture
« Reply #3 on: June 28, 2012, 02:00:13 PM »

I have 6 of them I've been trying to sell on Craigslist for $70 total.  I clearly need to update my marketing vernacular.  "Patina".  "Antique".  "Re-wired".  Funny.

Patina, schmatina. 

"Carefully aged oxidized finish."
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John Livings

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« Reply #4 on: June 28, 2012, 02:04:00 PM »

I just sold a pair of 5K Mole Richardson for $200.00 (for the pair) and had to throw in 2 pipe clamps to close the deal and one had an actual brass tag "Disney Productions".

Regards,  John
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« Reply #5 on: June 28, 2012, 02:18:44 PM »

While there's no way I'd pay more than a few bucks for an old hunk of tin like that, I think it's a cool idea to put a screw base in them. Put a 100 watt A lamp in there and stick a rheostat on the back and have a pretty cool reading lamp....
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Re: "Antique" light fixture
« Reply #6 on: June 28, 2012, 02:50:34 PM »

I have 6 of them I've been trying to sell on Craigslist for $70 total.  I clearly need to update my marketing vernacular.  "Patina".  "Antique".  "Re-wired".  Funny.

I am impressed by the popularity of cable TV shows that star cottage industry guys who sweat bullets over whether or not their Patina is worth anything.  And there's always the eccentric junk store guy/zen master/expert to round out the entertainment factor.  Good for an odd night off.

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Stu McDoniel

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Re: "Antique" light fixture
« Reply #7 on: June 28, 2012, 05:20:57 PM »

Keep in mind these are the same pieces of junk that fill the house pipe of every high school theater in America.


http://www.ebay.com/itm/ANTIQUE-VINTAGE-INDUSTRIAL-THEATRE-STUDIO-STAGE-LIGHTS-WITH-CLAMP-MOUNTING-/280900733670?pt=LH_DefaultDomain_0&hash=item4166fd0ae6#ht_694wt_1015
Take it to Antique Road Show and see what its really worth :)  Also, original vintage paint finish makes it worth more!
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Re: "Antique" light fixture
« Reply #8 on: June 29, 2012, 11:59:50 PM »

Keep in mind these are the same pieces of junk that fill the house pipe of every high school theater in America.
Move decimal point 2 places to the left, invert the sign (disposal cost) and it's about right.
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Re: "Antique" light fixture
« Reply #9 on: July 01, 2012, 03:03:36 PM »

It has a modern safety ground! you can see it entirely exposed, poorly wrapped around one of the conductors.
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